Friday, November 24, 2017


"It affords me, if I may say so, the greatest satisfaction," continued the noble lord, "that in a collaboration like ours all the uninteresting and disagreeable routine work is done by you."
(from Whose Body? by Dorothy L. Sayers)

Amateur detectives, especially those of the nobility, did not have to dirty their hands with routine, and could get the official police to do those things.

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